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Since Mississippi voters don't register by party, incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran got Democratic support to defeat his tea party challenger.
The uninsured rate in the US has fallen due to Obamacare, but the wide ranges of rates in individual states could actually grow wider.
The Republican party establishment has forgotten about the free-enterprise and limited-government principles that the country needs to get back on track, Sen. Marco Rubio tells CNBC.
With immigration legislation stalled, a key U.S. Republican senator puts the odds of enacting reform this year as "close to zero."
Georgia slices up the competition in America's Top States for Business 2014, signaling a shift back to the Sun Belt from the energy boomers.
Veteran U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi narrowly defeated challenger Chris McDaniel in a runoff election.
The best way to keep government transportation coffers full without hurting future generations is to increase the gas tax, Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.
An bridge featured in the opening credits of "The Sopranos" is now the second bridge for which Gov. Chris Christie's administration is facing a probe.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, announced he would donate $1.5 million to the National Republican Congressional Committee. NBC News reports.
The Fed chief wants to see U.S. wages climb at a much brisker clip to boost spending and help workers recoup ground they lost in the last recession.
The Fed can reasonably wait to raise interest rates until mid-2015 without risking an undesirable rise in inflation, an influential Fed policymaker said.
New York Fed President William Dudley warned Puerto Rico about its growing debt load.
The Export Import Bank is in the headlines this week, partly due to a debate over the government's role in singling out companies for loans.
A federal judge ordered the government to revise its no-fly list, ruling it violates constitutional rights to travel freely.
The Mississippi Senate runoff between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel has turned into a proxy war for feuding Republican factions.
Government cannot satisfy the demand for public goods and services alone. Its role should be akin to a venture capitalist, says Laura Tyson.
Kevin McCarthy seems eager to make his bones with the hard right by killing the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
The U.S. economy is approaching the Fed's economic targets faster than expected and might push the central bank to accelerate plans to increase interest rates, Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser said on Tuesday.
The U.S. faces economic costs from climate change adding up to billions of dollars over the next 25 years. And that's just for starters.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday to urge its leaders not to withdraw from the political process in Baghdad.
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